THURSDAY’S BOY CARD

MURPHY’S LAW:
Why is that Murphy (‘s Law) always manages to find me?  After reading last night until the wee hours and finishing up my analytic writing for my Scope & Methods of Research class, I recieve an email this afternoon that class has been cancelled today and we are to have our discussion and turn in our written work after Spring Break.  Darn!  Oh, well-it’s done. . .now on to the big semester research project.

DON’T FORGET TOMORROW IS MY FEATURED FRIDAY-I AM STILL LOOKING FOR A GUEST BLOGGER TO POST SOME OF THEIR WORK! POST HERE OR EMAIL ME AT paperdolldezinez@yahoo.com IF YOU WOULD LIKE ME TO FEATURE YOUR WORK HERE!

CONGRATULATIONS BOY CARD:
Enough of that personal jibberish!  Today’s card is another digi image that I turned into a graduation boy card. . .or it could be for any occassion really.  The inside reads:  “We are proud of you!”  I really love these fun tuck in cards, they came in a kit that I purchased from a company called Adorn It under the design title Carolee’s Creations and they are part of the Scrap-A-Card kit.  I’m not a sticker person, but the stickers that I received in the kits were really nice and I just got creative with them and add stickles glitter to them or some other bling.  Anyway, if you want a good quality and quick and easy kit, you can check them out on the Adorn It website at http://www.adornit.com/ 

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FEATURED FRIDAY & TODAY’S BOY CARDS

Happy Wednesday!  I will keep this short and sweet-I am behind on my reading and writing for my research class this week and I’m under the gun to get it done by today for class tomorrow.  So here Goes. . .

FEATURED FRIDAY PROJECT
This Friday, March 26th I would like to feature someone elses paper crafting work on my blog. . .so if you are interested post a comment here letting me know and I will visit your blog and check out your work.  If I don’t select you this Friday. . .I will definately assign you to an upcoming Friday and that will give you time to think about what you would like to submit or you can create a new project.  

No complicated restrictions or guidelines, just follow these TWO simple steps:

1.) Email me the card/project photo, any text/instructions you’d like included or none as I can easily write something up for you.  I’ll need your full name, blog and/or store website address so I can add it as a link in my post. 

2.)  Post a comment about your work being selected as the Featured Friday project on your blog with my with my full name (Jill Hayes) and blog name (Vivacious Va Va Vavoom) as a link to my blog in your post. 

TODAYS BOY CARDS (X 2):

First up is Gamer Boy. . .
if you can’t tell, he is holding a Gameboy and inside the card I stamped, “Got Game”  The spotted background is created using a technique with melted crayons and watercolor paint and an iron. . .the melted wax creates a resist when you watercolor over it.  Fun!
The second boy card is just another version of my “Hey Dude!” card that I had posted earlier this week.  I added a star paperclip and used a combination of primary colors and some striped pattern paper with a little glitter on it. 

Have a terrific day!

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MY HERO

TODAY’S BOY CARD:
My Hero-A card that commemorates our soliders.



I originally did a series of these cards when I was making cards last year to send to the troops in a great program where cards are bought or handmade and mailed to troops serving overseas. The premise being that these soldiers don’t often have materials like paper and stationary to write home or a BX where they can readily purchase cards. So the cards are sent blank to them so they may use them to write back to their families and friends. Even in the dawn of email-this is not always available to them and many of the cards would go to soldiers in remote areas as part of their supplies. Much like in WWI and WWII, communication is still done the old fashioned way and mail is charished, whether it is received or sent.I thought this was a great image for them to receive. . .to know that they are appreciated, but then they could use the card to send back to their families-I thought it would be great for a mom or dad soldier to send to their kids.

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